How Do Birds Sleep While Flying? – A Cool Sleep Trick

Did you know birds can sleep while flying? We’re almost positive they can, and we know how! Please subscribe to continue learning what makes life AWESOME:

Birds can sleep half their brain at a time! Think about how awesome that would be in humans! You could sleep while washing the dishes, sleep while eating, sleep while watching a late-night movie. Birds use this ability for more practical reasons, like looking out for predators while they rest or maintaining flight control on long migrations. We talk about the brain anatomy that makes it possible in birds, and ask whether it works in humans (answer: YES, BUT…)


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Parrots are REALLY smart birds, but what do they really understand? And how does it compare to humans?
Please watch: “Bird Geniuses – How Smart are Parrots?”


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